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SBIR/STTR: ABCs and How to Find an Agency

May 21 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm EDT

Join Dr. Andrea Johanson, Sr. Principal Consultant with the BBCetc, as she clarifies the mission and goals of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF) and Department of Defense (DOD) SBIR/STTR Programs. The session will provide a concise overview of three major agencies, their funding priorities and application processes, alongside guidance on assembling a project team to get the work done.

The session will include:

  • How to select the right agency to align with your project’s goals.
  • Essential tips for building the optimal team for your SBIR/STTR project.
  • Insights into how these agencies manage their SBIR/STTR programs.
  • Effective strategies for engaging with the agency’s program officials.


Bring your laptop or phone to follow along!



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Training will be held at The Bridge (4th) Floor of the Doug Meijer Innovation Building

109 Michigan Street Northwest Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Training sponsored by :

The Michigan State University (MSU) Research Foundation

The Michigan State University (MSU) Research Foundation was established in 1973 as an independent nonprofit committed to the commercialization of cutting-edge technologies invented by MSU faculty, staff, and students. Today, the MSU Research Foundation is focused on enhancing research, encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship, and facilitating economic growth at MSU and across the state through its subsidiary organizations—Spartan Innovations, Red Cedar Ventures, and Michigan Rise Pre-Seed Fund III—and its Research Parks.




Do you know about Michigan’s SBIR/STTR Assistance Program?  The Michigan SBIR/STTR Assistance Program provides SBIR/STTR training and proposal development services to technology companies with most costs covered by a state grant. The program is managed by BBCetc.


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Funds for this initiative were provided by the 21st Century Jobs Fund, a MSF program designed to accelerate the growth and diversification of Michigan’s economy.




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